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Table of Contents Executive Summary...................................................................................................................... 4
 

Summary: 1
Table of Contents
Executive Summary...................................................................................................................... 4
Chapter 1: About Mars................................................................................................................ 5
1.1 How its name come about..................................................................................................... 5
1.2 How Mars was discovered.................................................................................................... 6
1.3 Reasons to explore Mars....................................................................................................... 6
Chapter 2: Physical Characteristics of Mars ............................................................................. 8
2.1 Its Atmosphere...................................................................................................................... 8
2.2 Topography........................................................................................................................... 9
2.3 Areology ............................................................................................................................. 11
2.4 The interior of Mars............................................................................................................ 11
Chapter 3: How would life be on Mars?................................................................................... 12
3.1 The two moons.................................................................................................................... 12
3.1.1 Phobos.......................................................................................................................... 13
3.1.2 Deimos......................................................................................................................... 16
3.1.3. Transits of Phobos and Deimos from Mars ................................................................ 17
3.2 Seasons on Mars Equinoxes and Solstices....................................................................... 19
3.3 Dust storms ......................................................................................................................... 21
3.4 Sun as seen from Mars........................................................................................................ 22

  

Source: Aslaksen, Helmer - Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore

 

Collections: Mathematics